One Year of Quitting My Job to Travel

On April 6 2014, I sold my things, packed only the very necessary, unwillingly wound up my life in Bombay and prepared to move to Turiya Villa and Spa for my first seasonal job for the next six months. At that point in time, the only plan I had was to travel limitless and unselectively….

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People of Kumaon, Uttarakhand

As an obvious introvert, I find myself comfortably hiding behind a book, in a corner or under the open sky by myself. And then there are those smiles that infuse me with curiosity to reluctantly make me leave my hideout to hear their stories. Have you noticed how mountain people have a twinkle in their…

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Solo Destination: Havelock, Andaman Islands

The idea of travelling to Andaman Islands was thrilling, in the true sense of it. Unlike a typical non-swimmer, hydrophobic person, I decided to travel across the ocean to complete a scuba diving certification. Sometimes, I still question my intent! After 10-days when I returned to mainland, I was a certified Open Water Scuba Diver…

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Photo Story: Walking Through the Heart of Kolkata

On a humid April morning, I decided to take a walk down some of the oldest alleys of Kolkata. My guide and my storyteller was Calcutta Walks. And even though Kolkata is my temporary base-city, I don’t really step out to explore it at all. This morning, I decided to travel to the heart of…

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Lessons From the Nowhere Land of Arunachal Pradesh

Let’s face it, one of the most overrated terms in the travel industry is ‘offbeat’. We are all looking for offbeat experiences, offbeat Goa ideas, offbeat and unexplored local restaurants. I have also been a victim of this, in my pursue of offbeat travels. Until my very recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh, I realised that…

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Top 6 Places to Stay in Hinterland Goa

Goa is a state of many tastes. And the more I travelled within, I realised it has something for everyone. It may be easy to find a great restaurant in Goa, however, I cannot say the same when it comes to finding a comfortable place to stay, within a budget. I must tell you here…

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